FD Thomas Acquires Redwood Painting Company


Earlier this month, industrial coating and specialty contractor company F.D. Thomas announced the acquisition of Redwood Painting Company in Pittsburg, California. Redwood reportedly offers the application of a wide variety of protective coating systems for commercial, industrial and residential clients.

Established in 1947 by D.P. Del Monte, Redwood was a one-man house painting business that has evolved into “one of the most experienced painting and coating firms” in the western United States, FDT reports.

Del Monte’s philosophy included methodical, steady growth based on sound business practices. This has been carried on by his sons, Charles and George, who currently operate the company.

“It is a privilege to welcome the talented management team of Redwood Painting to the FDT organization and broader AIS family of companies,” said Dan Thomas, President of FDT. “The addition of Redwood enhances our presence in the maintenance and wastewater markets while providing another platform to continue FDT's growth in pursuit of AIS's enterprise purpose.”

“We are excited to welcome Redwood to the AIS family and believe their expertise and reputation will bring valuable new opportunities for growth. We look forward to collaborating with their experienced team of professionals,” said Brent Renfrew, President and CEO of AIS.

“Quality workmanship, professional service, and customer satisfaction are the trademarks of Redwood Painting. Our continued commitment to this philosophy of doing business is what has made us successful since the days of our father,” said Charles Del Monte. 

“Today marks the next step for Redwood. Charles and I are excited about joining the FDT team and are committed to continuing with Redwood under new ownership,” added George Del Monte.

“We look forward to joining forces with the FDT and AIS leadership teams to provide new opportunities for the talented team at Redwood Painting.”

FDT is an ARC Industrial Company with more than 40 years in the industry. It has support offices on both coasts to provide services nationwide.


Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Business management; Business matters; Business operations; Contractors; FD Thomas; Industrial coatings; Industry News; NA; North America; Program/Project Management; Protective coatings; Protective Coatings

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